Women journalists continue to cover these impacts, exploring the untold stories of climate change. As the 2019 United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change approaches, the articles below showcase the work of International Women’s Media Foundation fellows and grantees to shed light on this crisis.
The Motagua River empties into the Caribbean Sea, home to the largest barrier reef in the Western Hemisphere located off the coasts of Honduras, Guatemala, Belize and Mexico. Amelia Urry and Celia Talbot Tobin examine how Guatemala’s “mismanaged waste” created a river and beaches choked with trash.
Mayan beekeepers and Mennonite soy producers are in an ongoing feud over deforestation and delicate ecosystems in Mexico’s Yucatán Peninsula. Nina Strochlic and Nadia Shira Cohen report on the declining honey harvests and continued conflict between these groups.
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